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Army estimates 'millions' of protesters on Egypt streets

Hundreds of thousands of Egyptian demonstrators gather outside the presidential palace in Cairo during a protest calling for the ouster of President Mohamed Morsi on June 30, 2013. "Millions" of protesters took to the streets of Egypt on Sunday to demand the resignation of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, a military source said, citing army estimates.AFP

"Millions" of protesters took to the streets of Egypt on Sunday to demand the resignation of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi, a military source said, citing army estimates.

"It is the biggest protest in Egypt's history," the source told AFP on condition of anonymity.

The source said pro-Morsi protesters who gathered at a rival demonstration in Cairo's Nasr City neighbourhood were estimated to number around 25,000.